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Human Nature: where challenge meets change. 

Human Nature: where challenge meets change. 

We believe young people thrive when they’re connected - to each other, to nature, and to their communities. In regional areas like ours, young people are often asked to overcome emotional, geographic and financial barriers to receive the essential mental health...

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MORE RECOGNITION FOR LOCAL FINTECH

MORE RECOGNITION FOR LOCAL FINTECH

In 2016, four Byron Locals took a chance and launched a tech company out of their garage. Fast-forward four years and the start-up is now recognised as one of the most innovative in the country. Byron Bay born-and-bred financial technology company, Split Payments, is...

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Synergy Group is taking new clients!

Synergy Group is taking new clients!

Synergy Group offers high quality, value for money packaging and labelling solutions for all businesses big and small in the Northern Rivers and Gold Coast regions. As a not for profit organisation, Synergy Group proudly delivers a quality service for our customers...

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Brookfarm Wins Gold at the 2021 PIDA Awards!

Brookfarm Wins Gold at the 2021 PIDA Awards!

A huge congratulations to Brookfarm on winning two gold awards at the 2021 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards. Brookfarm have always been committed to the environment and over the past few years, have been working very closely with their...

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Byron Markets awarded 5 year leases by Council

Byron Markets awarded 5 year leases by Council

Byron Markets, managed by the Byron Community Centre, has been granted 5 year leases by Byron Shire Council. The Byron Bay Community Association (BBCA) has been awarded all three markets tendered for, including: Byron Community Market, Byron Twilight Artisan Market...

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Member Intro: Foods That Love You Back

Foods That Love You Back Pty Ltd is dedicated to implementing change by educating its consumers on the science of food, and launching its living-food range with a selection of the most nutrient-dense food sustainably to promote better health, prevent and reverse...

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Byron Locals support cafe to reduce single-use waste

Byron Locals support cafe to reduce single-use waste

In a first for Byron Bay,  local cafe and coffee roastery Bun Coffee, with support from Plastic Free Byron’s Make the Switch, dedicated January to increasing the use of reusable cups by their customers. This culminated in ‘Use Your Own Cup Day’ on Friday 29 January,...

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How to Find Your Side Hustle with Dr. Steve Enticott

How to Find Your Side Hustle with Dr. Steve Enticott

We have a unique chance to have an author of the book "𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗻 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗹𝗮𝗻" to help you find your entrepreneurial purpose. Doctor Steve Enticott will step you through starting up a side-gig business with a purpose.  ZOOM taking place  𝗧𝗨𝗘𝗦𝗗𝗔𝗬, 𝟭𝟲 𝗙𝗘𝗕𝗥𝗨𝗔𝗥𝗬 𝟭𝟭 𝗮𝗺 - 𝟭𝟮...

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Fast forwarding to new ffutures

Fast forwarding to new ffutures

Byron Chamber of Commerce member Alison Michalk has launched a new consultancy, ffutures, to offer assistance to companies on their journey to B Corp certification. What are B Corps and why does the world need them? B Corp Certification is the highest standard of...

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Smartass Undies supporting HalfCut’s PSS Challenge

Smartass Undies supporting HalfCut’s PSS Challenge

At Smartass Undies, we’re getting revved up and sweaty to support HalfCut.org’s PSS Challenge. The challenge is to commit to doing Pushups, Situps and Squats every day for the month of March to raise funds to plant trees to re-wild our planet. Planting trees is the...

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Byron for Melbourne

Byron for Melbourne

Restaurants, bars and cafes across Byron Bay and the Northern Rivers are joining forces with an initiative which spans  over various venues from Friday 6 November to raise awareness and support for Melbourne’s hospitality industry. Organisers are inviting everyone to...

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